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unkempt

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) not neatly combed
Example Sentence
  • wild unkempt hair

Definition
(adj) not properly maintained or cared for
Example Sentence
  • an unkempt garden
  • native vistas and unkempt rambling paths
  • an ukempt appearance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unkempt

Drop the 'm' from unkempt. It becomes 'UNKEPT'...UN+KEPT, something not kept properly or maintained like hair. or someone who is dowdy, untamed.
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by pushpa_edit

remember JUSTIN KEMP South Afrcian cricket player...whose hair r always untidy......
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by rahulbest

remember kemp fort in bangalore. it was very well maintained. now a mall is being built at that place and they have unkempt it.
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by cp.jethani

un tempt girl, uncared for her appearance & not combed.
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by sansecretcp

Kempt sound close to combed so unkempt is uncombed, shabby.
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by priyavanjeri

un+kempt—kempt means neat and tidy, unkempt means the opposite
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by nikhilparasher

unsavory

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) morally offensive
Synonyms : offensive , unsavoury
Example Sentence
  • an unsavory reputation
  • an unsavory scandal

Definition
(adj) not pleasing in odor or taste
Synonyms : distasteful , unsavoury

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unsavory

savor means taste,hence unsavor means distasteful.
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by Tapasya

unsavory ~ un + save ~ not save; to save someones life is morally correct but to unsave (not save) someones life is morally offensive
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by natashajindal

unsavor sounds like unscrupulous
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by SHAKAL

unsavory -> un savorite samyya is distasteful and disagreeable yo be tasty.
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by sansecretcp

untenable

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) (of theories etc) incapable of being defended or justified
Synonyms : indefensible

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for untenable

a child un(der) ten not able defense himself they need parents maintenance (under+ten+not able)
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by Tural

un-TEN(et)-able ..if you donot follow the tenets (rules), then you cannot defend yourself..
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by wingdeng

UN[NOT] 'Under' TEN[Years] ABLE You Are An Adult[18] So You're INDEFENSIBLE...
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by rohan_1985

Unable to put a tent around to protect.
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by Rodeokinney

un + tenable. tenants are tenable if you can maintain them, so untenable means unmaintainable
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by cp.jethani

Untenable and Pregnable are rhyming words with a similar meaning, which is, defenceless.
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by pushpa_edit

Unattainable things are so sought after they are untenable.
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by anujpathania

un(main)tenable... so somethin untenable is un-maintain-able
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by saif_mohmd

Untenable = unt + enable; It is not possible to enable it.
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by shaktipada

untenable - cannot eve n maintain ten soldiers to protect, indefensible or not able to be maintained.
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by sansecretcp

upbraid

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) express criticism towards
Synonyms : reproach
Example Sentence
  • The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for upbraid

elders criticize severely if their girls UP their BRA
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by sharathchandra

braid means hairdo(hairstyle). upbraid means destroy hairdo. In hindi baal khinchna. If teacher rebukes or scolds you, he/she pulls your hair.
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by cp.jethani

It has the word raid in it , it implies when sm1 raids your house and finds black money , u will be scolded very badly
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by cyli

up + bra : girls dont do it here or ..
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by sukhoyash

ladki ki choti kheechna is extremely reprimanded
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by friendofafriend

upBRAID. Relate BRAID with BRIDE. When you catch up a bride who's eloped, you scold her severly and reprimand her.
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by saketh.theerdha

Upbraid and Deprecate have somewhat similar meanings. The words mean, express disapproval of, reprimand.
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by pushpa_edit

A BRAID(plait) is a pattern formed by intertwining three or more strands of flexible material such as textile fibres, wire, or human hair so u r asking a girl to lift her braid (upbraid)tie up over n ask her to walk mean(criticize
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by kundana.shrali

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by nileshdive

give up bribe above the bike openly so policeman severely scolded him
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by sansecretcp

UPper class people often faces RAIDS....
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by Salman

Up(coming) + raid ; If someone comes to raid ur house, you will first try to scold or Critize him, to woo him off..
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by Gregarious

urbane

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
Synonyms : polished , refined , svelte
Example Sentence
  • his polished manner
  • maintained an urbane tone in his letters

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for urbane

Urban(e)- people living in urban areas generally have refined social experience.
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by Goks

urban areas are refined,polished n sophisticated
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by laaptu

When you think Urbanity think justifiable vanity or someone who's refined.
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by Yank

Urbane... In an Urban society people are more sophisticated and refined (urbane) as compared to the simple rural folk.
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by pushpa_edit

urbane people love to eat things which are cooked in refined oil
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by aparajita

urbane= karan johar;-)
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by Sweety7

vacillate

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
Synonyms : hover , oscillate , vibrate
Example Sentence
  • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement

Definition
(verb) move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
Synonyms : fluctuate , waver
Example Sentence
  • the line on the monitor vacillated

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vacillate

sounds like OScillate..so something which moves from one position to another position.
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by preetisoni2411

vacillate=VACI bhi bahut LATE ho gaya hai.....now u dont VACILLATE between what you gonna wear for the party..........;)
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by verbal800

things refers to oscillation where as feelings refers to VACILLATion
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by cwin

Vacillate sounds like agitate... vacillate means to be undecided and agitate is to worry... in both, you are in a sense of confusion.
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by pushpa_edit

vacillate: vaccine+late The later you get ur shot, the higher chance the fever, or disease will happen. (fluctuate)
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by hn15

like OScillate but in place of 'OS' v(we)cillate i.e., we waver.
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by kondaharsha

vacillate sounds like a ventilate which means cause air to circulate freely
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by krishna341

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